The crash left four French tourists, a Belgian national and five Egyptians dead in addition to 14 people injured.

In a statement on Thursday, Omran asked the ECIP officials to ensure that the bus which is affiliated to Misr Travel had a compulsory insurance document as the ECIP is in charge of compensating road accident victims or their heirs whatever their nationalities are.

The ECIP is keen to provide all needed information concerning compensation documents and measures on its website.

He said the ECIP stressed offering all needed support for the those injured and pledged to swiftly pay compensations to the families of the deceased.

He noted that about EGP 40,000 would be paid for each death case, while the compensation for those injured is decided according to their case with a maximum of EGP 40,000.